Biography

Tone Swep is an American writer-producer and creative executive of Black/Muscogee lineage. He is the Global Head of The LOOT & RIOT Rich Rebellion Company, and the Executive Editor for its flagship publication LOOT & RIOT Magazine.

As a screenwriter, Swep has written and developed motion projects for film and television producers Tracey Baker-Simmons and Wanda Shelley of B2 Entertainment; Abbi Shabazz, David Ellis, and Tony Simmons of High School for Recording Arts; Will Packer and Rob Hardy of Rainforest Films; Dave Phillips and Tracey Edmonds of Edmonds Ent; and Grand Hustle's Jason Geter, this after working at 40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks' west coast development under Spike Lee.

In 2015, Swep produced the "Summer Sessions" web series with then tech giant Mobli. The show fused music artists, actors, and social media stars with magazine glam shoots and mobile tech. Broadcast directly to the photo/video sharing app's over 40 million active users, the series was filmed on location at a studio beach house in Venice, California. Mobli seed capital investors included Serena Williams, Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carlos Slim, and Lance Armstrong.

In 2016, Swep was one of six co-authors of the LinkedIn eBook 22 Digital Growth Strategies. The read was mass distributed to the social networking service's more than 106 million active users, and was later made available to all readers outside the platform via free download.

In 2017, Swep off-loaded his three publications Pure DOPE Magazine, SEXEE Magazine, and MANSION Men's Magazine, as well as his creative consulting firm SIX13-RDD Media Research Group.

In 2018, Swep created LOOT & RIOT Magazine.